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The Witchy World Of Alexander McQueen

On March 6 Sarah Burton debuted one of her most breathtakingly exquisite Autumn 2017 collections. One galvanized from an outing taken with her clan to Cornwall, England where she spied a Cloutie tree (on which people tie rags and ribbons … Continue reading

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Living The Daydream Of Valentino

I want to live in the dresses of Pierpablo Piccilo’s Autumn 2017 collection. And, while I’m inhabiting his daydream, clothed in his tunics and frocks, I’ll reside at the Hotel Salomon de Rothschild where he unearthed his romantic, strong and vibrant collection … Continue reading

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Paris Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Business Attire For The Unconventional

There is a new freedom to what strong, powerful women are wearing in the work place. Gone are the days when the “Power Suit”  — the Armani and Tom Ford’s Gucci suits of the 90’s —  was the epitome of … Continue reading

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Paris Fashion Week: The Departure Of Alexander Wang At Balenciaga & Christian Dior

The departure of Alexander Wang as creative director from Balenciaga saddens me. I loved what he did with the house in three short years. No one who is talking is saying why he left, we are all left to speculation. … Continue reading

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Fringe Benefits

  Fringe has caught my fancy. Once I saw the collage of fringe earrings in last Sunday’s New York Times Style Magazine I knew I had to have a pair. I’ve always been a fan of Art Deco, and the … Continue reading

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Givenchy’s “Chola Victorian”

My first thought when I glimpsed the beginning Givenchy model as she strode onto the runway with her hair slicked into kiss-curls around her temples, and braided into rows at the back, along with her pronounced septum rings and striking face … Continue reading

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Paris Fashion Week – Dries Van Noten’s Fred & Ginger Collection

Dries Van Noten’s fixation on Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers dancing cheek to cheek in the 1935 classic, Top Hat, eventually became the inspiration for his new sublime Fall 2013 collection, playfully dubbed “Fred and Ginger”. Van Noten mixed the … Continue reading

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Paris Fashion Week – Alexander McQueen Plus More Favorites

“I don’t know what started it,” laughed Sarah Burton backstage before the show, “Maybe female worker bees, like all of us in the studio”. She is, of course, referring to the collection’s inspiration which, as she is the McQueen bee, … Continue reading

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Paris Fall/Winter 2012 Collections

For this year’s Alexander McQueen spring collection Sarah Burton gave us colors of the sea – beautiful blues and corals. For Fall 2012 Burton takes us far into the sea and gives us various anemones disguised as fashion. Sarah’s visions … Continue reading

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